Brady Bates is a former investment banker and Deloitte strategy consultant who brings rigorous bottom-line focus and award-winning creativity to the team. He graduated from Washington and Lee University, a school he chose so he could take business classes and painting classes at the same time. After school he furthered his artistic study in Perugia, Italy. Brady began his career at a major advertising agency where he got in trouble with the Vice President for spending too much time with the creative team. He has helped companies in food, insurance, retirement, and retail realize their potential to be great. Brady prides himself on working with hyper-creative people and translating their exploration into real, actionable business growth.